More than 80% of Syria population are beneficiaries…. Work continues afoot

The hugely damaged infrastructure in Syria called on inevitable intervention by SARC through water project that managed to respond to all emergency needs and launched various service to secure clean water, wells rehabilitations, water pump installation, schools and shelters rehabilitation, hygiene promotion and other activities. These interventions were carried out on the ground and reflected in numbers revealing that more than 80% of Syria population benefited from the project during 2017. SARC Water & Sanitation project held its annual meeting that presented a summary of the accomplished works in 2017. The meeting agenda included also experience exchange among SARC branches,… Read More »

Eng. Khaled Hboubati meets His Holiness Pope Francis in the Vatican

His Holiness Pope Francis welcomed and met Eng. Khaled Hboubati, Syrian Arab Red Crescent President, in the Vatican on Saturday, January 27, 2018. During the meeting, Mr. Hboubati stressed the importance of the Christians in Syria and the need of their existence in the country, as they are an essential part of the Syrian society. “The richness of our society comes from the diversity of sects,” he said. Pope Francis said that he always prays for Syria and for peace to prevail there. He also saluted all Red Cross and Red Crescent members for their huge exerted efforts in the… Read More »

A delegation from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation visits SARC

Headed by Ms. Nathalie Chuard, Head of the Middle East and North Africa Division, a delegation from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation visits SARC- HQ on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. The delegation came to know about SARC provided services and activities in all work fields during a meeting that headed by Mr. Osama Bitar, SARC Director General, and attended by SARC management members. They also discussed all potential cooperation in future.  

SARC distributes winter clothes for children

 Heavy coat, new shoes and wool hats will be put on by children in Rural Damascus, Hama and Rural Hama areas in order to protect them against cold winter. As soon as weather temperature went low, Syrian Arab Red Crescent launched winter clothes distribution campaign targeting children between 3 months and 14 years. The campaign started at the beginning of this week and included jackets, shoes, pajamas, hats, neck mufflers, gloves, socks and underwear provided by UNICEF. It is worth mentioning that SARC will continue the distribution process that will cover all Syrian governorates and reach all children in need.

SARC’s information management held its annual meeting  

According to its plan designed for capacity building and follow up work, SARC’s information management department held its annual meeting in which they outlined achievements in 2017 and discussed the plan of 2018. The meeting, which took place on 27-28/01/2017, tackled difficulties and challenges faced in information management field, sharing of work templates related to distribution and warehouses and daily reports. In addition, some graphics presentations designed by IM coordinators were shown for experience exchange among SARC branches.

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